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Caffeine and fluid balance during exercise

A review of 10 studies, which scrutinised the different protocols and the results obtained, concluded: –     A daily intake of 300mg of caffeine induces only a mild, short-term diuretic effect, similar to that of water, with no significant effect on overall fluid balance. –    There is no evidence that caffeine is detrimental […]

Coffee consumption and sports performance – Part 2

This is the second of three blog posts on the topic of coffee consumption and sports performance, concentrating on the potential mechanisms behind the effects of caffeine consumption on sports performance. Coffee and Health also houses current scientific information on a wide range of other coffee-related topics. Potential mechanisms Until recently, the ability of caffeine […]